[ verb pree-fawrm; noun pree-fawrm ]
/ verb ˈpriˈfɔrm; noun ˈpriˌfɔrm /
verb (used with object)
to form beforehand.
to determine or decide beforehand: to preform an opinion.
to shape or fashion beforehand: to preform a mold.
any of various uncompleted objects of manufacture after preliminary shaping.
Related formsnon·pre·formed, adjective
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